Susan G. Komen – Development Director, Inland Empire & Nevada – Home Based

The Development Director serves as a team leader and member of a community-based fundraising team for Susan G. Komen. This position will oversee the implementation of a year-round fundraising program for the market, working in close coordination with state and national fundraising teams. The Development Director will lead the community fundraising team potentially with 1-2 direct reports and will be responsible for meeting revenue targets. The Development Director will be a strong player-coach, in addition to providing day-to-day leadership of the team, the Director must also help team members deliver tactical execution.

The primary fundraising program will be the MORE THAN PINK Walk™/Race for the Cure – the signature events for Susan G. Komen. This will include prospecting, cultivating, and soliciting sponsors, corporate teams, and top fundraisers. This position will also be responsible for driving execution and implementation of other revenue generating activities in the market area. which may include individual giving, major gifts, corporate engagement, and special events.

Salary Range: $60,000-$85,000/yr

What You Will Bring to the Table

  • Development of year-round fundraising plan and budget to meet revenue goals.
  • Assist in hiring, training, and supervising community fundraising staff.
  • This role will require travel throughout specific markets, territories or assigned area(s), and is expected to meet monthly fundraising goals for MORE THAN PINK Walk/Race for the Cure, third party events, individual giving, special events, etc. and maintain budget in line with organizational guidelines.
  • Execute the strategy, management, and execution of the MORE THAN PINK Walk ™/ Race for the Cure® to meet revenue goals for the event(s).
  • Securing and managing high dollar corporate partnerships for market events.
  • Maintaining an ongoing pipeline of potential sponsors and donors.
  • Work in collaboration with national corporate partnership team to cultivate and activate national partners.
  • Establish relationships and communication with key constituents which include top fundraisers, top team captains, sponsors, major to mid-level donors and volunteers.
  • Adhere to best practices and event timelines and drive accountability by the team.
  • Ability to keep participants, volunteers, and staff on track and motivated to reach goals.
  • Work in collaboration with the Executive Director on identifying and cultivating potential major gift prospects in the community.
  • Work cross functionally with other Community Development staff on larger regional or national strategies.
  • Provides leadership in building confidence and a strong working relationship between the community and Susan G. Komen as an organization.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the Susan G. Komen mission and programs to promote the field and campaign fundraising initiatives.
  • Maintains a productive and collaborative relationships with all Komen staff; participates on regional and enterprise projects and committees as appropriate.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

We Already Know You Will Also Have

  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in fundraising, special events and team management.
  • 5 years fundraising experience overseeing $1m+ in revenue, through peer-to-peer fundraising events, major gifts, and sponsorship.
  • Must be willing and able to travel through geographic service area with your own reliable transportation.
  • Strong volunteer recruitment and management skills and demonstrated ability to provide a high level of customer service and motivation to business and social leaders.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and follow-up skills.
  • Demonstrated professional and mature interaction with other staff and leadership volunteers, sponsors, donors, and others to engage them toward the achievement of revenue goals.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects with varying priorities at one time.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively speak and present to individuals including high net worth donors, executive corporate management as well as small, mid-size and large groups.
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout the market and work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Familiar with the community and local non-profit space.
  • Bachelor’s Degree: (Marketing, Communications, Business Administration, Nonprofit Management, Social Entrepreneurship; other equivalencies considered).

So, what’s in it for you?

Komen believes in the importance of taking care of our employees so that in turn they can be committed to supporting our critical mission to support those impacted by breast cancer and to help find cures.

This is what Komen provides away from the computer:

  • Competitive salary 60-85k, exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.
  • Health, dental, vision and a retirement plan with a 6% employer match
  • Generous Paid Time Off Plan
  • Flexible work arrangement in a fully remote working environment
  • Bi-weekly work from home stipend
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • A culture of learning and development
  • And so much more!

Komen provides a remote and/or home-based working environment for all active employees. Komen defines remote as the ability to work from any physical location within the U.S. where an employee can perform specified work duties without disruption or distraction. Komen defines home-based roles as positions that are required to reside in a specific market. Work schedules for both remote and home based are determined by the organizational needs of each department.

Susan G. Komen is fair and equal in all its employment practices for persons without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. Additionally, we embrace Diverse Teams & Perspective, and we find strength in the diversity of cultural backgrounds, ideas, and experiences.


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